Palmer Middle School



Palmer Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmer Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 87
5 66
6 82
7 91
8 91
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmer Middle School is a public elementary school located in Palmer, TX in the Palmer Independent School District. It enrolls 417 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palmer Middle School is the 3,365th largest public school in Texas and the 29,859th largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 417
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,859th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,365th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 469th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,512th out of 4,707

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Palmer Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 239
(57%)
431
(54%)
 Female 178
(43%)
360
(46%)

Palmer Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 239
(57%)
418
(53%)
 Hispanic 163
(39%)
344
(43%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palmer Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 215
(52%)
347
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 174
(42%)
384
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(7%)
60
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Palmer Middle School is ranked 3,292nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmer Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.4%) is lower than the state average of 63.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Palmer Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 263
2006 258
2007 263
2008 274
2009 249
2010 415
2011 392
2012 417

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 12.2
2007 12.9
2008 12.4
2009 10.5
2010 11.3
2011 11.4
2012 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36882129277567
2006 0.38759689922481
2007 0.39543726235741
2008 0.4014598540146
2009 0.47389558232932
2010 0.50843373493976
2011 0.53061224489796
2012 0.48441247002398

Compare Palmer Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 48.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 

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Palmer Middle School
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Public 04 - 08 417 12.5:1  
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Public PK - 03 374 15.6:1 1 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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